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Fourteen hospitalized following exposure to carbon monoxide

Fourteen hospitalized following exposure to carbon monoxide

A total of 14 people were hospitalized on Sunday, Aug. 31, in Watford City after two people passed out and many others were vomiting after being exposed to Carbon Monoxide at the Watford City Express Laundry Center.

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Record number of students enrolled in Watford City schools

McKenzie County School District No. 1 enrollment reaches 1,355 students

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Old Settlers’ Day brings old-fashioned fun to Alexander

Parade, barbecue, street dance among weekend’s events

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

City sees building permits top $97 million in eight months

City sees building permits top $97 million in eight months

The rush to build puts Watford City on record pace

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

Preparing for the unthinkable crisis

Preparing for the unthinkable crisis

School, law enforcement, emergency responders receive training for shooting at Watford City High School

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

School braces for record enrollment

School braces for record enrollment

Watford City schools expect to see over 1,300 students on opening day

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

McKenzie County produces bulk of state’s oil and gas

McKenzie County produces bulk of state’s oil and gas

County produced 41.6 percent of state’s gas, 32.5 percent of state’s oil

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Legislators get a taste of the oil boom

Petroleum Council to host two-day legislative tour of oil-impacted counties

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Wolf Pup Daycare celebrates its grand opening in Watford City

Wolf Pup Daycare celebrates its grand opening in Watford City

New daycare quickly filling to its capacity of 190 children

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Highway 85 opens to four-lane traffic

Highway 85 opens to four-lane traffic

State to invest $2.7 billion during current biennium to support oil, gas region

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford grows by 1,131 acres

Council approves record annexations

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

City approves hiring construction manager for new Events Center

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Ribfest draws record crowd

Ribfest draws record crowd

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare in Watford City received a $50,000 donation from Hess Corporation last week, bringing the total donation amount to roughly $1.2 million for the daycare project.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Schools get $3.8 million

School districts in Watford City and Alexander, which are being impacted by increased enrollment due to the energy boom in western North Dakota, will be sharing in $3,809,700 in grants from the Board of University and School Lands.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Are you ready for some ribs?

Are you ready for some ribs?

Thousands of pounds of ribs to be prepared during Friday’s Ribfest

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

ONEOK to build new gas plant in McKenzie County

Demicks Lake plant will process 200 million cubic feet per day

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Lawmakers to visit state’s oil patch

Petroleum Council sponsors a two-day tour through the Bakken to open up the eyes of North Dakota lawmakers

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Study: McKenzie County needs 120-bed jail facility

Commissioners explore options to house prisoners

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

As earth moving equipment was already at work shaping the ground, school and city officials on Monday, July 21, officially broke ground on a new $50 million, 600-student capacity, high school to serve Watford City’s growing student numbers.

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »